Goddess Fish: “Dinner for Two” by Drea Stein Book Blast

By Ruth on September 28, 2014 in blog tour, book, giveaway, promo


KDP Select Dinner for Two Tour Banner copyDinner for Two

by Drea Stein




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Sean and Darby love food – but is their relationship a recipe for disaster – Or a chance to make kitchen magic?


Find out in Dinner for Two, Book 1 in The Queensbay contemporary romance series


Sean Callahan was a hot shot big city chef whose high handed ways got him into trouble one too many times. Now he’s in a small town hoping for another shot at the big leagues.


Darby Reese is a big city lawyer who can bake like an angel. Unfortunately, a life lived according to the law has left her burned out. So when the chance comes to run her family’s deli in the small town of Queensbay, Darby’s happy to take it.


But when Sean, the former chef du jour walks into her kitchen, she’s definitely not prepared for sparks to fly. Will the two of them be able to find the recipe for happily ever after?


Book one in the Queensbay Series, a contemporary romance series.








“I’m Sean Callahan.” He stuck out his hand.


She looked at it, shrugged and said. “We met already, remember?”


He did his best to keep smiling, but her hostility was wearing him down. “Yeah, about that.”


“I assume your mushrooms worked out for you?” Her tone was frostily polite as she turned and began to walk.


Surprised, he had to move quickly to keep up with her. “You know, I have plenty more,” he said, “if you need some. I didn’t mean to send you back to the store.” Friendly. If you were friendly, then someone else was supposed to be friendly back, right? Apparently, this one wasn’t going to give him an inch.


She looked at him, and he noticed that she had a small smattering of freckles across the bridge of her nose and cheeks. “I managed to improvise.” Her tone was clipped, and it didn’t take a genius to deduce that she was pissed at him.


He ran a hand through his hair. Usually he didn’t have to work this hard to get a girl to like him. Women seemed to find him charming, at least at first. Until they got pissed off when he decided it was time to move on. Unfortunately, Darby seemed to have moved straight on to the pissed stage, without even giving him a chance. Okay, so he’d not been on his best behavior that morning, at least until he’d gotten a good look at her.


He turned on his high-wattage smile, the one that always worked, and tried his best bad-boy-turned-sorry look. “Sorry, sugar, it was a bit of a crazy morning. I hadn’t had my coffee yet. You know how that goes, right?”






AUTHOR Bio and Links:



Drea Stein is the author of the Queensbay contemporary romance series. She lives in rural New Jersey – yup, there really is such a thing – with her family and writes in an old barn. Visit her at www.dreastein.com or https://www.facebook.com/DreaSteinAuthor




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  1. Goddess Fish Promotions September 29, 2014 Reply

    Thanks for hosting!

  2. Nancy September 29, 2014 Reply

    What I liked about today’s post: I like books based around cooking and food and I also like finding “new to me” authors.

  3. Rita Wray September 29, 2014 Reply

    I enjoyed the excerpt, thank you.

  4. Linda Kish September 29, 2014 Reply

    I enjoyed the excerpt.

  5. Drea Stein September 29, 2014 Reply

    Ruth – thanks so much for hosting me. I hope you all enjoy reading Darby and Sean’s story – and getting to know the town of Queensbay as much as enjoyed writing it.

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      Ruth September 29, 2014 Reply

      Indeed my pleasure, Drea. Blessings to you and yours, and best wishes with the novel.

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